Prominent Penang Heritage activist Khoo Salma Nasution has slammed the state goverment for letting the developers planned the state intead of living it to planners.
She said the reclaimation of the three island at Permatang Damar Laut should not be approved as it was not in the Original Draft Structure Plan.
However after the Penang Tranport Council meeting the state goverment emended the Draft Structure Plan ringt away and called for another meeting ffd amend it, she added.
The state goverment acknowledged it but because of developers demand, it amended right away. This was one thing for sure which is our planning is not done by planners but it is being done by developers.
Most of the houses that will built have to be built on the three island will be unaffordable to locals, she told BERNAMA here today.